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New Study Confirms That Dogs Really Are Like Your Children
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, animals, dogs, children, science, research, study, interesting, news, scientists )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
On an intellectual level I understand that having a dog is not the same as having a human child. Still, what I feel for him has got to be something like maternal attachment. And a new brain-imaging study backs me up on this.
Research Shows Dogs Are Much Smarter Than We Think
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, dogs, humans, pets, interesting, society, world )

Caree
- 23 days ago - preview.msn.com
Ongoing experiments are showing that -- in terms of memory, social interactions, and emotional intelligence -- dogs are much smarter than we give them credit for. Dogs can learn hundreds of words and a border collie named Chaser has learned over 1000 differ
Three Who Discovered 'Inner GPS' Win Nobel Prize in Medicine
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, health, environment, computer, discovery, design, inner GPS, Nobel Prize, medicine, , Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser, cells )

Darren
- 24 days ago - washingtonpost.com
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser have won the Nobel Prize in medicine for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.
Paisley Caves Added to U.S. List of Most Important Archaeological Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science )

Kathy
- 24 days ago - oregonlive.com
Paisley Caves, the location of human occupation beginning 14,300 years ago, has been added to the list of the nation's most important archaeological and historic sites. Situated near the town of Paisley in south-central Oregon, the caves have been the...
MIT Neurotech: From Signals to Behavior
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, science, research, investigation, humans, interesting, environment, MIT, Neurotech, signals, behavior, Neuroscience )

Darren
- 26 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
You're sitting outside posting pics of a beautiful day to Facebook when the smell hits you. A spicy, cheesy, carne asada-ey deliciousness that can only mean one thing: a burrito truck is near. Hound-like, you hunt your lunch.
New Particle Is Both Matter and Antimatter
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, interesting, discovery, physics, Particle, matter/ antimatter, Majorana particles, Superconducting )

Darren
- 27 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Researchers see signature of "Majorana particles" inside superconducting iron
The Mythology of Dog Years
Science & Tech  (tags: pets, dogs, life span, dog years, myth, animals, research, study, interesting, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 27 days ago - priceonomics.com
In 2008, when the world's oldest reported dog -- a 29-year-old labrador named Bella -- passed away, Daily Mail wasted no time in sensationalizing the news: "The World's Oldest Dog Dies at the Age of 203 (in Canine Years)."
How Global Warming Affected Extreme Weather Events in 2013 - Interactive
Science & Tech  (tags: europe, government, humans, interesting, world, interesting, science )

Sally
- 30 days ago - bookmarks.yahoo.com
Overseen by the US Noaa and the UK Met Office, 92 scientists from 14 countries looked at how climate change affected 16 of the biggest weather events of 2013
Cat Hair Helps to Convict Man of Murder
Science & Tech  (tags: investigation, interesting, crime, DNA, cat hair )

Giana
- 33 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time ever, mitochondrial DNA from shed cat hair was accepted as evidence in a U.S. legal proceeding and helped to convict a suspect of murder.
Water on Earth Is OLDER Than the Sun: Similarity Between Oceans and Icy Comets Increases Our Chance of Finding Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, earth, water, solar system, exoplanets, ancient ice, asteroids, sun )

Darren
- 34 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Earth's water may have begun life in the early solar system, says study This means exoplanets may form in environments with abundant water The study took a look at ancient ice preserved in comets and asteroids
A Computer Scientist Tells Mathematicians How To Write Proofs
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, interesting, humans, discovery, history, computers, computer, scientists, mathematics, proof, 17th century )

Darren
- 34 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Why do mathematicians insist on writing proofs in prose, the same way 17th century mathematicians did?
India Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, space, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, environment, astronomy, cosmology, india, spacecraft, mars, Mangalyaan probe, Red Planet, mission )

Darren
- 34 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Mangalyaan probe, the country's first mission to another world, has entered the Red Planet's orbit
New Steps Shown Toward Creation of Life By Electric Charge
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, science, research, news, interesting, electric charge, jolting, molecules, Miller experiment )

Darren
- 35 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Simulating a famous experiment to produce life's building blocks by jolting molecules with electricity, scientists may have found a strange new intermediate state
Quantum Entanglement Creates New State of Matter
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, quantum entanglement, create, state, matter, matter and energy, ultracold, atoms, macroscopic spin singlet )

Darren
- 35 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Half a million ultracold atoms were linked together in the first-ever "macroscopic spin singlet" state
Journey Through the Brain: MIT Neurotech
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, brain, MIT Neurotech, neurotechnologies, Neuroscience, understanding )

Darren
- 35 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Editor's note: This is the first installment in a series about emerging neurotechnologies. Join a pilot class of 12 PhD students at MIT as we explore how neuroscience is revolutionizing our understanding of the brain.

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